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ClosedGrant Closed: 20th of December 2022 Value: Up to $5,000 Further Information: https://deadlyscience.org.au/programs/deadlygrants/

The DeadlyGrants project aims to foster engagement in STEM and support the development of STEM skills in students in  remote and very remote schools across Australia. The program will involve deep cross pollination between Schools and STEM professionals, and link remote students and teachers with top-tier scientists and their research to provide them with real time data science and skills.

DeadlyScience will provide funding of up to $5000 for remote Australian schools, where Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders are the majority of students, in order to increase their access to science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) resources and equipment.

DeadlyScience will provide high-quality STEM learning resources to selected remote and very remote schools and communities. Selection for the resources will be based on a simple application process.
This opportunity is to provide $5000 for teachers and schools to use in order to secure resources that will assist in STEM learning, experiment kits, teacher resources, teacher professional development and two high-quality microscopes for each school). It aims to foster creativity and inquiry-based learning and to support the development of STEM skills in students and youth and engagement through hands-on learning.

The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:

  • Engagement: Celebrating STEM knowledge and the enjoyment of science
  • Education: Developing a stronger scientific literacy especially with respect to weather and climate
  • Enrolment: Intentions of students to choose STEM subjects in further years. Intention of student to investigate STEM concepts and knowledge further outside of class.
  • Employment: Awareness and opportunity of careers in STEM
Last Updated: 31st of October 2022
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